Summer NAMM 2016 Nashville

  Hi Friend, This Summer NAMM was an extremely busy but very productive time, I was there for a week and throughly enjoyed every moment of my time there! I toured the Show, talking to gear manufacturers, having impromptu interviews…

5 Ways to Get Started With Online Session Work – by Paul Kinman

Hello Produce Like A Pro Academy! I am Paul Kinman, and I work as a session and touring guitar player in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Over my time doing session work, I have been fortunate to get to work with producers,…

The Allure of Vinyl

Hi friend, I feel truly blessed to have been bitten by the music bug so young! My father has collected albums, Vinyl albums, his whole life. By the time I was 6 or 7 he had amassed a huge collection…

My Journey Mixing ITB: Mixing with No Outboard or Summing

A few years ago I was in a unfulfilling relationship, I’m sure we’ve all experienced those kinds of relationships at various times in our lives! The girl I was breaking up with had a Rock Star suitor chasing after her,…

Creativity is the Secret Sauce

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Graham Cochrane of the Recording Revolution. Graham is a wonderful mentor to so many people, his philosophy is based on encouraging creativity above everything else, it’s a message very close to my own heart! Creativity is…

Secrets of Drum Recording with Simon Phillips

Hi friends, many of you will know that I grew in a little place in Hampshire called Crookham Village. The nearest town was Fleet and I would cycle or walk to School (when I had a flat tyre!) surrounded by…

Seven Things to Bring More Income to a Small Studio

Hello again, Produce like a Pro Family from the Music Factory Studios from the rural outskirts of America, in part one I discussed how I began my audio journey and came to the conclusion that having no specialty in audio…

Making a Living as a Producer/Engineer

Hi, my name is Joe Salyers and I am the owner and operator of Music Factory Studios. I am a Producer, Mixing engineer, Mastering engineer, merchandise specialist (T-shirts and CD’s), and an artist . I am glad to be a…

15 Essential Apps to Boost Your Productivity in the Studio

I’ve seen a ton of questions come my way recently asking about the different icons at the top of my screen. I use a handful of really great apps to help me run my mixing business so I thought I’d…

Growing Your Business: Finding Clients

Hi friends, I posted a video recently about maintaining and building relationships with Artists, the reaction was fantastic and I received many wonderful emails and comments from you. The number one theme was ‘thanks Warren for the tips on maintaining…